Welcome to Troop 97


Date Event
April 28-29 Lincoln Pilgrimage
OPTION 1 - The 20 mile hike from New Salem to Springfield and walk where Lincoln walked. Spartans and Flaming Phoenix Patrols - SM approval is required
OPTION 2 is the Heritage Trail. This is a shorter hike with stops at historical sites of Springfield.

SUNDAY - The Lincoln Pilgrimage march. This begins at Lincoln’s tomb with a ceremony and a parade to the old state capital. Flyers and sign-up sheets are available.
April 16, 2018 Dentistry Merit Badge Office Visit: All scouts taking the Dentistry Merit Badge should plan on visiting Dr. Groesch’s orthodontic office Monday from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. The office address is 2534 Farragut Dr., Springfield, IL 62704. Conflicts or questions, please email Sarah Chandler at sarah.chandler@comcast.net
May 4-6, 2018 Turkey Run Canoe and Camping Trip: Troop 97 will take a 15 mile canoe trip and do trail hiking at Turkey Run State Park. Cost is $45 per scout. Sign up today.
May 21, 2018 Spring Court of Honor: Families are invited to attend while we recognize all the accomplishments the scouts have earned since our Christmas Court of Honor.
May 26, 2018 Skyzone Outing: Troop 97 will be at Springfield Skyzone from 2:00pm-4:30pm. The cost is $22 per jumper, and parents must complete the online waiver for scouts to participate prior to arrival. We MUST have at least 15 jumpers and at least 3 adult leaders to make this outing happen. Deadline for signup is May 21st, 2018.
June 8-10, 2018 Mammoth Cave Trip: Join us as we take a 3-hour spelunking tour of Mammoth Cave. Cost is $59 for those under age 12 and $65 for those over age 12. A sign up sheet is available. The deadline for Signup is Monday, May 7, 2018.
Upcoming Meetings April 23, 2018: Troop Meeting
April 30, 2018: Troop Meeting
May 7, 20181: Troop Meeting
May 14, 2018: PLC
May 21, 2018: Spring Court of Honor
May 28, 2018: Memorial Day Activities – No Troop Meeting
June 11, 2018: Troop Meeting
June 18, 2018: Summer Camp – NO TROOP MEETING
June 25, 2018: Troop Meeting